Keeping Artists

Artist Resources

We strive to provide opportunities for local artists to earn a living from creative endeavors. We believe that arts and culture are a key component to economic revitalization and without working artists, our community is less vibrant and attractive to visitors and new residents.

Calls for Entry

What is...Love? An Exhibition - Deadline to enter January 5, 2024

10th Annual Allegany Photo Show - Deadline to enter February 9, 2024

For additional information about statewide, regional and national opportunities, visit the Maryland Resource Bulletin.

Public Art Opportunities

Request for Qualifications: College Gardens Mural Art Project, City of Rockville Art in Public Places, Rockville, MD
DEADLINE: Monday, Dec.18, 2023, 11:59 p.m., EST BUDGET: $12,500

Two Sculptural Bus Shelters, (The Canvas Apartments – Urban Investment Partners), Hyattsville Community Development Corporation, Hyattsville, Maryland; DEADLINE: Sunday, Jan. 7, 2024, 5:00 p.m., EST

Teaching Opportunities

We are always looking for artists who want to demonstrate, teach or conduct workshops with us. For additional information, please send inquiry to

Independent Artist Awards

The Maryland State Arts Council conducts calls for the Independent Artist Award program annually. The type of award varies annually. For more information, please visit the Maryland State Arts Council website.

Looking for an Artist

Are you looking for an artist for a personal commission or other project in your home, office or as a gift? Visit our Artist Registry to learn more about Arts Council members.